Translation of grant in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /grænt; grɑːnt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 [desire/request/wish] conceder God grant him eternal peace [literary/literario] Dios lo tenga en su gloria 1.2 [interview/asylum/right] conceder he was granted permission se le concedió permiso
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    • When asked for permission to reproduce a work she granted the request and refused payment.
    • Accordingly, whether to grant a relocation request is not a decision courts make lightly.
    • Near the end of the first semester, I requested and was granted permission to open a school store.
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    • However, Article 10 does not in itself grant a right of asylum or a right for an alien to stay in a given country.
    • Can powers granted by an enabling Act only be enlarged or modified by express words of authorisation?
    • The court ruled that international law does not grant the right of individuals to seek war damages from a state.
    1.3 [land/pension] otorgar*, conceder
  • 2 (admit)to grant (sb) that I grant that the plan is a good one reconozco que es un buen plan he has talent, I'll grant you that tiene talento, eso no te lo discuto
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    • Okay, that may be true Simon granted him, but he might be gay and he thought that London was an extraordinary example of feminine beauty.
    • I did have time to think ‘oh no’ (very useful, I grant you) and turn to follow her progress.
    • Especially since it's true (only an added benefit these days, I grant you.)
  • 3
    (granted past participle of/participio pasado de)
    3.1 (admittedly) granted, it's very expensive, but … de acuerdo, es muy caro, pero … to take sth for granted dar* algo por sentado or por descontado don't take her support for granted no des por sentado or por descontado que te ( or nos etc) va a apoyar he realized he'd taken her for granted se dio cuenta de que no había sabido valorarla 3.2 (assuming) granted that it all goes according to plan … suponiendo que todo salga de acuerdo con lo previsto … granted his cooperation, success seems assured si contamos con su colaboración, el éxito está asegurado


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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.